Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Alex acts to raise awareness of rare lung disease

    July 28th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    There is a lack of consistency between the best practice standards and the realities of care for those suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), Alex Cunningham has said, and more needs to be done to recognise the condition and get a quick and accurate diagnosis. Chairing a recent round table discussion alongside the British Lung […]

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  • Smoking in cars with children

    Alex welcomes long overdue regulations to ban smoking in cars

    July 15th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Speaking after the Government announcement outlining the regulations to ban smoking in private vehicles when children are present, Alex said: “I am delighted that the Government has finally indicated that they will stop dragging their feet by publishing draft regulations that will see it become illegal to smoke in private vehicles carrying children. “The evidence […]

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  • Lloyds enterprise awards

    Opportunities for young people’s businesses to be recognised with Lloyds Bank launches 2014 Enterprise Awards

    July 11th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Young business people across Teesside are being encouraged to bid for an award to recognise their hard work. Alex Cunningham, Labour Member of Parliament for Stockton North is hoping they will enter the Lloyds Bank 2014 Enterprise Awards which are designed to celebrate and recognise the top businesses of tomorrow. The Awards, now in their […]

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  • workers

    Alex holds Government to account on low public sector wages

    July 10th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Alex Cunningham, Labour MP for Stockton North, today demanded to know why the Government could afford to give millionaires huge tax cuts but couldn’t pay public sector workers a little more in wages. His demand came on the day of a national strike by workers who are upset at the 1% pay rise offer from […]

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  • Alex & Guide Dogs Talking Buses (July 2014)

    Alex on board with Guide Dogs’ Talking Buses campaign

    July 9th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Alex Cunningham has pledged his support for a campaign led by the charity Guide Dogs to make travelling by bus easier for people with sight loss by making sure that all new buses have audio visual (AV) next stop announcements. The MP for Stockton North recently attended an event in the Houses of Parliament to […]

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